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, and the russians say he also had a letter promising millions to spy for the cia. >>> going public with a very personal decision. angelina jolie has undergone a double mastectomy after a test revealed her high risk of breast cancer. tonight, the questions it's raising for millions of other women. >>> and the legal limit, a big change could be on the way. it concerns how much alcohol you're allowed to drink before getting behind the wheel. you're allowed to drink before getting behind the wheel. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television
, the a.p. reported that a c.i.a. operation in yemen had foiled an al qaeda plot to bomb an airliner bound for the u.s. that same day a.p. reporter adam goldman spoke to the newshour's kwame holman about the decision to publish >> you had been in discussions with the u.s. government about holding the story and decided to go with it today. the government did not want this story reported? >> last week my colleagues and i learned about this plot as it was unfolding. and we agreed for national security reasons that we would not publish once those concerns passed we decided today that the public had a right to know that the u.s. had thwarted what we considered to be a very serious plot against aviation. >> woodruff: the justice department has not confirmed that story is the focus of the investigation and the white house, jay corny would not give specifics. >> i can't comment on the specifics but i can tell you the president feels strongly that we need a -- the press to be able to be unfettered in its pursuit of investigative journalism. he is also mindful of the need for secret and classified i
what's happening. because the cia has gotten drawn in a little bit to what's going on. rake in has not officially told the cia to do anything like this. they get reagan to sign, december 1985 what's called a presidential finding, a document that authorizes covert operation to a piece of paper that says for these reasons i order these agencies to do this and this and this, and is very specific. there were two things about this finding in december 1985 that were highly unusual, highly unusual. the first thing is it's retroactive. it's contrary to the law. the law states clearly a fine is supposed the signed by the president before the covert action is initiated. not after it's been going on. this finding december 1985 cents explicitly all prior actions are hereby ratified and approved. second thing that's unusual, it states especially, the document does, don't tell the house and senate intelligence committees about this. don't tell them. it's a very, very unusual and questionable document that reagan signed. so why did he do it? it's basically because people, the to insist that reaga
tried to recruit a russian intelligence officer to the cia. he has been ordered to leave russia immediately. >>> prince harry continued his u.s. tour today in new jersey. the prince spent part of his day with chris christie and meeting with victims and first responders. the prince also toured sea side heights where the storm swept the landmark roller coaster into the ocean. >> everyone is getting together and making things right. it is fantastic. >> reporter: after the prince's visit demolition crews finally started removing the roller coaster. prince harry and the governor played carnival games on the newly redone boardwalk. >>> british prime minister dave cameron is in the states. today he visited one of the make shift memorials for the boston bombing. >>> a small victory for o.j. simpson in day two of his attempt to win a new trial in his robbery and kidnapping case. the judge ruled today the 65-year-old football legend could have one hand unshacklinged to drink water and take notes. simpson is asking for a new trial saying his lawyer did such a bad job in 2008 when simpson w
of his disguise allegedly trying to recruit a russian for the cia. 29-year-old ryan fogle, a junior level diplomat caught with sunglasses, maps, money, offering up to $1 million a year, instructions for opening a gmail account. russians released him to the u.s. embassy. he'll probably be sent home. at washington's spy museum a former cia spy says it happens all the time. >> i've used disguise. sometimes something as simple as a wig and glasses will do that. even though it may look sort of corny, or sixth grade to people, it can work. >> reporter: russians call it provocative. u.s. officials don't believe it will set back communications, the boston bombing and standoff in syria. secretary of state meeting with russian counterpart in sweden, presumably not trading spy story. for "today," andrea mitchell, nbc news, washington. >>> the widow of the boston bombing suspect tamerlan tsarnaev will cooperate with investigators according to new attorney that has defended several suspects before. russell has not been charged but the legal team has yet to release details of what she saw in the days l
of u.s. officials. the russians claim gfogle was a cia officer triedecru a russian counter-terrorism officers specialize in the volatile region in southern russia. theetention appeared to be the first case of an american diplomat publicly accused of spying in about a decade. the russian foreign minister proudly declared fogle persona non grata and ar ordered him to leave russia immediately. he has diplomatic immunity. which protected from arrest. >> o.j. simpson takes the stand today in las vegas court on the bid to win his freedom. this is video simpson in court yesterday. siand simpson has been serving a nine to 33 year prison sentence for conviction in the armed robbery of to member billion dollars. he said he never saw any guns during a 2007 hotel room confrontation that sent him to prison. and witnesses that testified that they were not sure sense and that an attorney ever told about a plea deal in the case. >> the penalty phase of the jodie aria murder trial gets underway today. the jury will deliberate whether to sentence her to life in prison or death. during this p
in russia. the u.s. ambassador to russia was summoned to a meeting today over the claims he captured a cia agent posing as a diplomat. this is new video of the ambassador today. he came out 30 minutes later. never said a word to reporters waiting outside. the man is identified as ryan fogel. he's been ordered to leave the country immediately. he was caught, they say, disguised trying to recruit a russian security officer as a spy. >>> a new lawyer for the widow of boston bombing suspect tamerlan tsarnaev says his client will continue to cooperate. last week, joshua doppler radarle joined katherine russell's dradle joined katherine russell's questions. according to an unnamed source, boston's fire chief is receiving a vote of no confidence. 14 signed an order saying they do not think he's fit for doing his job. today marks one month since the attack. >>> the social network linked- in is banning profiles who people work in the world's oldest profession. they are updating the policy and their user agreement. it now explicitly forbids escort services or prostitution, even if it's legal where t
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